right click on the windows desktop shows a menu "New". anyone can create new file like word, excel, access etc by selecting the corresponding file type. i am writing code in vb.net 2008 express edition. i wantto create various files like that interface. i want to create exs. xtsx, doc, docx etc. through my code. everywhere i found i have to add the corresponding old/tlb files or dll for excel, word etc. but in my development PC office 2007 is there, but in client PC office 2003 may be there. so i can not attach that reference as it will not work in those pc. any suggestion for this problem? can i create doc/docx, xls/xlsx files without adding the reference in my code? thanx in advance. I tried the following code, but creation of docx generates problem in that process, the docx is creating but not opening by that method. any alternative?
Dim fs As New FileStream(gsParent2FullPath & "\" & gnodCurrent.FullPath & "\" & InFileName, FileMode.CreateNew, FileAccess.ReadWrite)